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St. Helens residents have seen something new crop up in town over the past week: yellow ribbons adorning trees and utility poles all over the main streets of the city. Read more

The police blotter relates to the public record of incidents as reported by law enforcement agencies. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information printed is preliminary and subject to change. For specific details about cases listed,… Read more

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The Oregon Legislature met for a Special Session that lasted late into the night Monday, August 10, as lawmakers from the Oregon House and Senate passed a dozen bills to address a $1 billion shortfall in the state budget. Read more

The police blotter relates to the public record of incidents as reported by law enforcement agencies. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information printed is preliminary and subject to change. For specific details about cases listed,… Read more

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Although the 105th annual Columbia County Fair & Rodeo will not happen this year, there will be limited entertainment at the fairgrounds in the upcoming months. Read more

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Sen. Jeff Merkley (D–Oregon) said the U.S. Senate is working on multiple priorities, from the fourth coronavirus emergency relief bill to police brutality to voter suppression to extending unemployment benefits, all topics Merkley discussed with Columbia County residents during an electronic… Read more

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The Columbia River flows right alongside St. Helens and other Columbia County cities and is home to not only a thriving ecosystem, but also a vibrant transportation industry – an industry that can greatly impact the surrounding area when something goes wrong. Read more

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As COVID-19 case counts continue to rise throughout the State of Oregon, Governor Kate Brown has announced what metrics school districts must meet in order to reopen for in-person instruction during the 2020-21 school year. Read more